The Goonghat

Ghoonghat is a veil or headscarf worn by some married Hindu, Jain and Sikh women to cover their head, and often their face. As a custom and a symbol of identity is observed by Hindu women across castes, classes, and walks of life, in and outside Rajasthan. In this new century, women still trapped in this veil because of the culture and religion, they have been worn for the decades.“Wearing ‘Ghoonghat’ is a 'traditional practice' and it is a way of showing respect to the elders in the family.

Women empowerment is very important, therefore Sambhali Trust able to give these women the opportunity to transform, Sambhali Trust (NGO)is a nonprofit charitable organization whose focus provides underprivileged Rajasthan women and kids with an education in English, Hind, Math, and social skills, to support them in developing confidence and self-esteem and help them work towards financial independence.

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